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Construction Management with emphasis in Building Construction Technology
Why Choose Construction Management?
The Construction Management curriculum builds on a foundation strong in basic construction technology, mathematics, science and general education. Instruction continues with courses covering project costs, estimating, scheduling, contracts, total quality management, safety, engineering fundamentals, technical communication and business management. Construction-related computer software is integrated into all areas of the curriculum.
By blending technical instruction in construction and engineering with a strong business education, the Construction Management program at Ferris gives students the ability to manage and supervise the entire construction process.
Construction Management students can choose from two concentrations: commercial/industrial or highway/bridge.
The single largest industry in the United States, construction plays a significant role in the nation's economy. As it grows in size and scope, the industry continues to provide excellent employment opportunities.
The ACCE-accredited Construction Management program at Ferris fills a vital need for time, cost and quality control in construction projects through the application of proper management tools.
With proper education and training, Construction Management graduates can anticipate obtaining leadership positions in general contracting, project coordination, field supervision, quality assurance/control, estimating, marketing, field inspection and subcontracting.
Admission to the College of Engineering Technology is open to high school graduates who demonstrate academic preparedness, maturity and seriousness of purpose with backgrounds appropriate to their chosen program of studies. Among first-time students in our technical programs, the average high school GPA is 2.8, and the average ACT composite score is 20. Students coming from high school will be directed to the appropriate associates degree.
Students may enter the Construction Management program after completion of a two-year associate degree program from any accredited college or university. Transfer students must have a minimum 2.5 college GPA.
Students must have a 2.5 cumulative college GPA to be eligible to start the 300+ level Construction Management courses.
General Education Requirements
All general University General Education requirements can be found here: http://www.ferris.edu/htmls/academics/gened/courses/GenEd-bachelor.pdf
Please consult this link for a complete listing of General Education Electives: https://wwws.ferris.edu/academics/gened/courses/
The Construction Management program at Ferris leads to a bachelor of science degree. Graduation requires a minimum 2.0 GPA in core classes, in the major and overall. Students must complete all general education requirements as outlined on the General Education website.
College of Engineering Technology
Ferris State University
1009 Campus Drive
Big Rapids, MI 49307-2280
The College of Engineering Technology Construction Management, BS program is accredited by the American Council for Construction Education (ACCE)
The next accreditation review is scheduled for 2017.